Forthis paper, an analysis will be done on the appropriate selection tools thatare needed in hiring the best candidate for the job. Three applicants will beeevaluated to get the best of them. However, careful review of their resume andthe content in them have to be carefully done using appropriate selectiontools. Assuch, Edenborough (2007) explains that different kinds of job positions dorequire various types of selection techniques.
Right techniques are needed indetermining the recruitment of the best person for the advertised position.These selection tools depend on one’s attributes, skills, and knowledge that isrequired. Most commonly used selection techniques are conducting panelinterviews, assessing an applicant’s written reports and checking on refereereports but for this case, the applicant’s written resumes are available.
Thejob was one that needed an applicant who could perform preventative and worksof repair maintenance. One that would assist the property’s managers’ in thedaily operations of the property assigned to them. Various duties were to beperformed in compiling and completing the job expectations.
Different skillswere required in proving the capability of being competent in meeting the jobexpectations. Such skills included communication, accuracy, judgment,familiarity skills and other skills not limited to any of the described above. Furthermore,various physical demands are also deemed capable as physical work was involved.The physical demands that needed to be included were lifting about 50-100pounds, driving company’s vehicle, dealing with various chemicals as well asperforming strenuous activities. Education and experience were also required inthe job expectations. Such included diploma educational level, seven to eightyears’ experience of dealing with related work, technical ability, and validdriving license. For job applicant with resume 1, the following were theinformation pertaining to him. Resume 1’s candidate occupied a different job inIllinois where he performed in various sections such as maintenance,manufacturing and also in training.
The applicant was head of maintenance’swhere he supervised the various operations that occurred at the departmentalsector. Therefore, the applicant was responsible for the work safety ofemployees under him, maintenance of operations equipment, overseeing employee’swork conduct, ordering of new and replaceable stalk as well as the face of thedepartment. Technically,used automatic and manual grinder stand debarred the locking assemblies. Theapplicant also has experiences in core making for the manufacture of aluminumand brass cores. In the maintenance section, machinery was repaired andmaintained under the applicants’ inspection. Here, uses of plumbing, plasteringskills were needed as well as operations of welding equipment.
Additionally,the applicant had responsibilities of training new job employees in the maintenanceand welding processes. Forthe applicant with resume 2, she has experiences as a janitorial and laborer.As a janitorial, the applicant maintained a clean and safe working environmentand operations in the janitorial equipment. As a laborer, she maintained andserviced various types of equipment. Such equipment’s included wrapping,preparing, and packaging equipment. The applicant also designed several palletsneeded in other companies and weighed caterpillar bottles all needed. Later on,awarded to the managerial position.
Through this, the applicant gained skillsin team playing, the operation of machinery as well as ability to be punctual,reliable and dependable. Thethird applicant is one who’s had experiences being a technician. Thus gainingskills in communication, organizational, leadership, problem solving, anddetail orientation and the ability to adapt to stressful situations. Theapplicant served as a technician, HVAC student technician, dockworker, salesrepresentative, and dispatcher.
As a technician, the applicant engaged introubleshooting natural gas issues as well as the equipment’s involved, servicerestaurants, installation and maintenance of equipment. Additionally, duringthe service tenure, she serviced various maintenance equipment and servicingassemblies. Asa dockworker, the applicants served as a forklift operator, responsible forinbound and outbound freight, accurate recording, portfolio management, salesrepresentative, verification of all deliveries and maintenance of inventoryrecords and conducting deliveries.
For this applicant, she gained the followingeducational achievements; diploma in leadership, certification of forkliftoperator, electrical operator.Forthis application, in accordance with Gatewood et al., (2015) analysis, the jobapplicant with resume 1 is the best suited for this job position. The applicantis one who has a vast experience in dealing with various operations of the jobdetails required. The candidates’ leadership is also manifested through theleadership position accorded to him thus showing his competency as an employeein the selected field. His skills are therefore sufficient to see through hisemployment tenure in meeting his expectations as well as those for the jobbeing applied.